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by Sustainable Brands, December 18, 2008
Dec. 18, 2008 - Ryder has debuted a hybrid medium-duty straight truck as part of its RydeGreen line of fuel-efficient tractors and trailors. Ryder's new RydeGreen hybrid combines a diesel engine...
by Sustainable Brands, December 18, 2008
Dec. 18, 2008 - Dell says its new plan to simplify computer packaging will save more than $8 million and 20 million pounds of packaging material over the next four years.Dell's expanded green-...
by Sustainable Brands, December 17, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 - ForestEthics is once again handing out the lumps of coal with its third-annual "Naughty and Nice" ranking of environmental performance in direct mail campaigns.
by Anonymous, December 17, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 - It's no longer enough for green products to offer environmental and cost-saving benefits; consumers expect them to deliver on style as well, according to a new survey by household-...
by Anonymous, December 17, 2008
The founder of New Leaf Paper is excited about entering a new phase in his company's evolution - moving from pioneer to leader in the emerging recycled-paper sector. As Jeff told SLM contributor...
by Anonymous, December 17, 2008
This report (PDF) from Business for Social Responsibility reviews the emerging tools companies can use to measure "ecosystem services" - the collective benefits, such as the provision of clean water...
by Anonymous, December 17, 2008
The old promises that companies could make – quality, price, breadth of line – these old “religions” that businesses were built on are no longer enough. Here's how to make your brand matter...
by Sustainable Brands, December 17, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 - Marshalls, a U.K. manufacturer of stone and concrete landscaping products, has announced plans to become the first company to carbon-label its entire range under the Carbon Trust's...
by Anonymous, December 17, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 - General Electric has launched a print and web advertising campaign focusing on how environmental technologies and innovation will help drive future growth for the company.GE has shot...
by Sustainable Brands, December 17, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 - Natural cleaning-products maker Seventh Generation has created an interactive label-reading guide - available via web and mobile phone - to help consumers "understand the potential...
by Sustainable Brands, December 16, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 – Computer makers, green certification just got a little easier: Manufacturers seeking EPEAT certification for their products can now do so via the EcoLogo general-purpose eco-...
by Sustainable Brands, December 16, 2008
Dec. 17, 2008 - Hewlett-Packard has signed a three-year deal with Boston-Power to offer the startup's greener, longer-lasting lithium-ion battery as an upgrade option for its laptop computers. The...
by Sustainable Brands, December 16, 2008
Doug Washburn identifies five trends that IT managers can't afford to ignore in the New Year. Rising energy prices, heightened awareness for corporate environmental responsibility, and pending...
by Anonymous, December 16, 2008
Dec. 16, 2008 - Boston Properties has adorned its Embarcadero Center shopping complex in San Francisco with 17,000 LED lights this holiday season, cutting its electricity tab for the annual display...
by Will Sarni, December 15, 2008
It's tough to narrow down this year's crop of climate news to just ten big stories. Will Sarni takes a look at the top trends. 1. The "Green Dream Team?" This is not meant to be political. However...
by Anonymous, December 15, 2008
Sustainable clothing company NAU was an early victim of the credit crunch - but the scrappy startup managed to reinvent (er, recycle?) itself into a venture that's both environmentally and...
by Sustainable Brands, December 15, 2008
Dec. 15, 2008 - Firefly Energy is testing a new longer-lasting lead-acid battery that enables truckers to keep the lights and heat on in their cabs overnight without idling their engines. Firefly...
by Sustainable Brands, December 15, 2008
Dec. 15, 2008 - Marriott International has announced plans to replace the 24 million plastic key cards that it purchases in the U.S. each year with cards made from 50% recycled material. The hotel...
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2008
Dec. 12, 2008 - Centennial Woods, a Wyoming company specializing in materials made from recycled snowfences, has found a couple of high-profile buyers for its products.Whole Foods Markets and Bass...
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2008
Dec. 12, 2008 - Environmental technologies firm Sabertec has announced that its Blade tailpipe device, which its maker says could cut auto emissions and boost fuel economy by as much as 12%, has...
by Sustainable Brands, December 12, 2008
Dec. 12, 2008 - Two tech giants and a supermarket chain occupy the top slots in a new Ceres ranking of climate strategies among some the world's largest companies - but there's plenty of room for...
by Sustainable Brands, December 11, 2008
Dec. 11, 2008 - General Electric has introduced a compact fluorescent lightbulb that packages the spiral inside a traditionally shaped glass bulb. The new, "covered" GE Energy Smart CFL bulb, a...
by Sustainable Brands, December 11, 2008
Dec. 11, 2008 - Are LCDs the new Prius? Energy efficiency looks set to become a key driver of consumer electronics sales, according to a new survey by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The...
by Anonymous, December 11, 2008
Katie Fry Hester, head of SustainAbility's Engaging Stakeholders program, has been helping companies communicate their environmental stewardship practices before it was trendy to do so. SLM...
by Sustainable Brands, December 11, 2008
Dec. 11, 2008 - Fujitsu Siemens Computers has introduced a new eco-label to help customers "find a clear path through the green IT jungle." The new Green IT label is designed to give customers a...
by Sustainable Brands, December 11, 2008
Dec. 11, 2008 - JCPenney has taken delivery on a fleet of low-emission trucks as part of its goal to use only clean-diesel vehicles for company imports at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach,...
by Sustainable Brands, December 11, 2008
Dec. 11, 2008 - While a third of retailers admit to some budgetary belt-tightening this holiday season, spending on green marketing efforts continues to climb, according to a new survey. In a new...
by Anonymous, December 11, 2008
Office Depot rang up $1.6 billion in green product sales last year, thanks in large part to the company's popular Green Book catalog, now in its fifth edition. Yalmaz Siddiqui, director of...
by Sustainable Brands, December 10, 2008
Dec. 10, 2008 - Data storage firm NetApp is raking in a whopping $1.4 million rebate from Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) under the utility's Non-Residential New Construction Program, which...
by Sustainable Brands, December 10, 2008
Dec. 10, 2008 - The Motel 6 hospitality chain has broken ground on its first green location, a motel in Northlake, Texas. The new motel will feature the company’s new Phoenix prototype room – an...
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